Motorola collects CDMA orders worth USD344 million from China Unicom

14 Dec 2004

Schaumburg-based equipment manufacturer Motorola says that over the last six months it has picked up orders worth more than USD344 million to expand China Unicom’s CDMA wireless networks. The contracts cover the deployment of CDMA 1x equipment in the provinces of Beijing, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebei, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Shanxi and Xinjiang, and will be fully operational by the end of the year. Upon completion China Unicom’s network will have additional capacity for over 5.4 million users. The country’s second largest wireless operator currently has around 110 million mobile users, of which 25 million subscribe to CDMA services.

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